The council moved to extend the suspension of the MUPTE Program to July of next year with a vote of 5-1.
Councilors wanted more time to see how the program could be used to help them achieve their bigger goals as laid out in Envision Eugene. But not everyone felt the new deadline was appropriate.
“I want to make sure we have enough time to make sure all these folks are heard so that we can build something that can build support. But do we really need it to be all the way to the end of July because I’m concerned we’re taking to great of risk doing that,” said Mike Clark, Eugene City Councilor.
Other councilors said while the new date is much later, they are pushing to have the program revamped well before then.